Tommy was born February 27, 1940 to George B. and Seattle Archer of Cabool. He graduated from Cabool High School with the Class of 1958.
Tommy and his family moved to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1977 where he retired from Terminal Consolidated in 2010 and worked part-time for Penske until 2016.
Tommy was preceded in death by his daughter, Kelly (Archer) Maurer of Herndon, Virginia, and his grandson, Akira Archer of Dupont, Washington.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Brenda (Brewer) Archer of Raytown, Missouri; daughter La Donna (Archer) Miles of Raytown; son Jeffery Archer of Dupont, Washington; his brothers, Galen Archer of St. Louis, Missouri, Jerry Archer of Cabool, and Larry Archer of Springfield, Missouri. Tommy also leaves five grandchildren, Micael Kallhoff, Morgan Stanley, Aily Archer, Landon Maurer and Mitchell Maurer, and three great-grandchildren, Taber and Talulah Kallhoff and Juno Stanley.
The family asks in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to The ALS Association, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.